Install Firefox 4 beta

Execute following commands to install firefox 4 beta.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y install firefox-4.0

New features offered by Firefox 4

  • New Tab Location - Tabs are given top visual priority for more efficient and intuitive browsing.
  • Switch to Tab - Navigate more easily by switching to open tabs from your Awesome Bar.
  • Firefox Button - All your menu items are in a single button for easy access and reduced clutter.
  • Apps Tab - Take sites you always keep open—like Web mail--off your tab bar and give them a permanent home in your browser.

2 comments:

Taa, Jaasne said...

As I understand, this operation will install firefox 4 alongside with my existing firefox install. Will it also use separate config directory?

vamsee said...

I think it shares the same profile directory with stable firefox.